Cinema of the United Kingdom

  1. Nick Cave Film '20,000 Days on Earth' Gets a U.S. Push via British Film Institute Funds

    January 13, 2014 12:43 PM EST The British Film Institute has three movies looking to ink U.S. distribution deals that will debut at the Sundance Film Festival to benefit from the pilot fund. The British Film Institute is set to pilot a P&A fund to help eligible U.K. films ...

  2. Adele's 'Skyfall': Story Behind the Oscar Best Song Nominee

    February 24, 2013 9:53 AM EST This article is fromĀ the February 9, 2013, issue of Billboard magazine. You canĀ  click here to subscribe , and go here to order back issues Song: "Skyfall" Film: "Skyfall" Songwriters/Composers: Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth P ...

  3. How Skrillex, OWSLA Records Are Helping Porter Robinson Make An EDM Name For Himself

    October 04, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Watership Get-Down: The Owsla label, co-owned by Skrillex, just dropped its first release: Porter Robinson's "Spitfire" E.P. Ever wonder how a 19-year old DJ/producer from North Carolina could reach the top of Beatport's Electr ...

  4. BMI CEO Hints at YouTube Deal During Film and TV Awards; David Arnold Receives Richard Kirk Award

    May 19, 2011 12:31 PM EDT LOS ANGELES -- BMI expects to sign a deal with YouTube within the next few weeks over rights payments, BMI president and CEO Del Bryant cryptically announced Wednesday at the BMI Film and TV awards gala. Bryant did not identify YouTube or its pare ...

  5. Gilliam to Direct YouTube Webcast of Arcade Fire

    July 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Terry Gilliam will direct the live webcast of Arcade Fire's concert at New York City's Madison Square Garden. The Arcade Fire show kicks off "Unstaged," a new online concert series being launched by American Express and streame ...

  6. Guy Ritchie Signs Pub Band To New Label

    January 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Film director Guy Ritchie has launched a record label named after his London pub the Punchbowl. Punchbowl Recordings, a subsidiary of Universal Music, has already made its first signing -- the pub's in-house Irish group called the Punchbowl B ...

  7. Barnes & Noble Reports $15M Q2 Net Income

    August 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Barnes & Noble posted $15.4 million in net income, or earnings of 27 cents per diluted share, on sales of $1.22 billion in the company's fiscal second quarter ended Aug. 2. That compares with the $18 million, or 26 cents per diluted share ...

  8. Gibb, Cuaron To Take CISAC Role

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Robin Gibb will become CISAC's president, subject to a vote at the confederation's General Assembly tomorrow (June 1). The Bee Gees singer/songwriter, who is speaking today at CISAC's Copyright Summit in Brussels, will be joined by ...

  9. Retail Track

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT If things weren't topsy-turvy enough due to all the still unanswered questions over how the digital model's rollout will affect the physical-goods world, look what's going on at the major-label level. If things weren't topsy-tu ...

  10. Retail Track

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT If things weren't topsy-turvy enough due to all the still unanswered questions over how the digital model's rollout will affect the physical-goods world, look what's going on at the major-label level. If things weren't topsy-tu ...

  11. Retail Track

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT If things weren't topsy-turvy enough due to all the still unanswered questions over how the digital model's rollout will affect the physical-goods world, look what's going on at the major-label level. If things weren't topsy-tu ...

  12. Retail Track

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT If things weren't topsy-turvy enough due to all the still unanswered questions over how the digital model's rollout will affect the physical-goods world, look what's going on at the major-label level. If things weren't topsy-tu ...

  13. Dreamers' Freddie Garrity Dies

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Freddie Garrity, lead singer of the 1960s pop band Freddie and the Dreamers, died Feb. 19 in a Wales hospital. He was 69. Freddie Garrity, lead singer of the 1960s pop band Freddie and the Dreamers, died Feb. 19 in a Wales hospital. He was 69. The ...

  14. The Publishers' Place

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Independent publishers can be so resilient. As the music industry shifts its business models, Espy Music and Wixen Music Publishing are shining examples of companies that continue to thrive while adju Independent publishers can be so resilient. As ...

  15. Scene & Heard

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Harry Gregson-Williams and Ridley Scott uses Middle Eastern-flavored scores to accompany the epic story of the 12th century Crusades in the film "Kingdom of Heaven." Read Jill Kipnis' column. Harry Gregson-Williams and Ridley Scott ...

  16. Movies & Music

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Golden Globe Awards continue the winning streak for the music of "Alfie," "The Aviator" and "Ray." Read Carla Hay's column. The Golden Globe Awards continue the winning streak for the music of "Alfie,&qu ...

  17. Liles Out Again As Def Jam Prez

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Departure latest in topsy-turvy year for IDJ. Departure latest in topsy-turvy year for IDJ. News ...

  18. Beltway Awash With Asinine Acronyms

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Since the New Deal of the '30s, federal policymakers and their staffs have had a thing for legislation acronyms -- from the WPA to the DMCA. These days, this shorthand is often useful and necessary in Since the New Deal of the '30s, fede ...

  19. IDJ's Greenwald Out, Liles Back In: Source

    March 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Island Def Jam's topsy-turvy 2004 is not letting up. Island Def Jam's topsy-turvy 2004 is not letting up. News ...